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Rock Garden Apartment at the foot of Monument Mountain in Great Barrington

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Last updated: 03/09/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Downstairs one bedroom apartment for up to 4 people

Brand-new construction, architect-designed apartment in the Berkshires at the foot of Monument Mountain. Fantastic setting amongst majestic trees and massive boulders, looking out on the Housatonic River. State of the art design in Great Barrington's most unique new home. This is the totally private, downstairs walk-out apartment of the main house. Located in beautiful, quiet area of Housatonic, village of Great Barrington along Rising Pond.

Conveniently situated between Stockbridge and downtown Great Barrington along very scenic Route 183. Very private one bedroom space with separate entrance, parking area, and complete kitchen with full size appliances. Bedroom can be made into two twins or one king bed. In main room there is a surprisingly comfortable, high quality sleeper sofa to sleep two more. All linens provided. Close to all the Berkshire activities: Tanglewood, museums, Jacob's Pillow, Shakespeare and Company, theater, dance, art, lakes, hiking, fishing, etc. Leafpeeping in October and winter activities, too. Taft Farms and Berkshire Mountain Bakery within walking distance.

Beautiful views of Rising Pond on the Housatonic River. Outdoor seating on the stone patio and grill conveniently located just outside in summer months. Beautiful rock garden landscape with waterfall feature just outside your door.

Cable TV and wifi.
Private entrance.
650 sq. feet. living and sleeping area.
Parking for one car. Two if you are careful!
Full kitchen with all cooking and serving utensils.

No washer or dryer but Wash and Fold service provided once a week.

High season: June 17-September 9, 2017
$1200.00/week (MINIMUM STAY) plus $75 cleaning fee
2 night min stay possible with availability at $200 a night
$4200/month all utilities included

Off season:
2 night minimum $150 a night plus $75 cleaning fee
$750/week
$2250/month all utilities included
Long term rentals available at discounted rate. Please inquire.

Please check out our sister properties:
VRBO #402555 (2 bedrooms unit upstairs 300 yds. Down the road)
And
VRBO #737825 ( 2 bedroom downstairs unit 300 yards down the road)
For additional lodging space/options for larger parties.
Both beautifully equipped apartments located a few yards down the road easily accommodate an additional 4 people each.
Another great option for more privacy: VRBO #759695

No pets allowed.
No smoking allowed.
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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/09/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 650 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    King can be made into two twin bed. ...moreless

  • Large, light-filled bedroom with double doors to main room and second set of sliding doors to outside patio and rock garden waterfall. Twin beds can be made into a King size bed. Comfortable queen-size sofa bed in main room.....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    All new construction. Walk-in closet in dressing area. Sink....moreless

  • Very spacious bathroom with shower and large walk-in closet. Access to bathroom from both bedroom and main room....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Access to Rising Pond available from our sister property just down the road. Bring your own kayak or canoe. Sorry but swimming not recommended in the Housatonic....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    At the base of Monument Mountain...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    Located across the street from the Housatonic River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table looks out onto stone patio, rock garden and Housatonic River. Outdoor dining table and chairs also....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air works beautifully during rare summer heat waves!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free wifi Password on welcome list...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large full size sofa, two comfy chairs and three bar stools...moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Kitchen:

    All brand new, full size appliances. Granite counter tops and stools to sit at counter....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Stone patio off living room and bedroom near rock garden waterfall. Table and chairs accommodate 4....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low/off Season
Sep 4 - Jun 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$150
$750 $2,250
High Summer Season
Jun 17 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,200 $4,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150
$750 $2,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $75

Notes:

50% due to reserve.

Balance due two weeks prior to arrival.

In case of cancellation, we will refund payments if we are able to re-book dates.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 03/09/2017
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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Risingdale Grill
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mass Turnpike
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Brick House
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Butternut

Car: Necessary

5 miles to downtown Great Barrington and 6 miles downtown Stockbridge, Tanglewood 9 mi., Jacob's Pillow 19 mi., Shakespeare and Co. 11 mi., Rockwell Museum 4 mi., Chesterwood 6 mi., Monument Mountain, numerous swimming lakes nearby, Appalachian Trail, Biking, Butternut Ski Area 5mi., Catamount Ski 12 mi., Kripalu 8 mi.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Former college dean and professor of french literature enjoying my retirement in the Berkshires.

Why the Owner Chose Housatonic, Great Barrington, MA, USA:
This house was designed by my architect son, Stephen Dietemann.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Situated amongst cathedral pines and massive boulders, this apartment is unique, comfortable and contemporary and overlooks the Housatonic River.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/09/2017

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  • Rock Garden Apartment at the foot of Monument Mountain in Great Barrington

    Rock Garden Apartment at the foot of Monument Mountain in Great Barrington

  • Downstairs Rock Garden Apartment set amongst the trees.

    Downstairs Rock Garden Apartment set amongst the trees.

  • Main room with dining table and doors out to stone patio

    Main room with dining table and doors out to stone patio

  • Cable TV and free wifi.

    Cable TV and free wifi.

  • New queen size sofa bed can sleep two more.

    New queen size sofa bed can sleep two more.

  • Beautiful granite countertops and plenty of room for preparing meals.

    Beautiful granite countertops and plenty of room for preparing meals.

  • King size bed can be made into two twins.  Comfy twin cot also available.

    King size bed can be made into two twins. Comfy twin cot also available.

  • Quality bedding, linens and mattresses.

    Quality bedding, linens and mattresses.

  • Bathroom accessible from main room or bedroom.

    Bathroom accessible from main room or bedroom.

  • Bedroom has eye-level views of the rock garden.

    Bedroom has eye-level views of the rock garden.

  • Comfortable new sofa bed in main room.

    Comfortable new sofa bed in main room.

  • The Housatonic from your private front door and patio area.

    The Housatonic from your private front door and patio area.

  • All doors access beautiful stone patio

    All doors access beautiful stone patio

  • Driveway up to Peg's house and the Rock Garden apartment.

    Driveway up to Peg's house and the Rock Garden apartment.

  • Pull up stools to the kitchen bar/'counter for snacks and drinks.

    Pull up stools to the kitchen bar/'counter for snacks and drinks.

  • Access to bathroom and bedroom from main room.

    Access to bathroom and bedroom from main room.

  • All new, full size appliances including dishwasher.

    All new, full size appliances including dishwasher.

  • Bedroom opens on to main room with double French doors for privacy.

    Bedroom opens on to main room with double French doors for privacy.

  • Double doors close for privacy.

    Double doors close for privacy.

  • Sliding doors from bedroom also access stone patio and rock garden waterfall.

    Sliding doors from bedroom also access stone patio and rock garden waterfall.

  • Large bathroom with shower and walk-in closet.

    Large bathroom with shower and walk-in closet.

  • Full size kitchen and appliances.

    Full size kitchen and appliances.

  • Your view of patio and river from the apartment.

    Your view of patio and river from the apartment.

VRBO #484655

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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